Julia Prior Senior Associate

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“Next generation lawyer, Julia Prior is "calm and fights hard for her clients," according to clients.”

Legal 500 2019

“I can't thank Julia Prior enough for all she has done for me and the astonishing results she has achieved.”

Ms S
Julia deals with all types of personal injury claims 

Main areas of practice 

Her main areas of practice include accidents at work claims, occupiers and public liability claims and brain injury claims. She has particular interest in motorcycle accident claims and accidents involving animals. 


Julia's clients are mainly people who have suffered injuries through no fault of their own. She also undertakes some work for defendants. 

Significant experience 

  • £20,000 for a client who was abused by a teaching assistant at her school
  • £60,000 for a pedestrian who was knocked down by a car in Lyndhurst and suffered a head injury
  • £26,434 for a lady who fell over an A sign which had been left out on the pavement, and who suffered a broken shoulder
  • £7,000 of compensation recovered for hearing loss arising out of exposure to noise at work
  • £30,000 of compensation for crush injury to little finger of the Claimant in a wood chipper incident
  • £35,000 of compensation recovered for a Client who had been hit by a car on a petrol station forecourt
  • £3,500 of compensation recovered for a Client who had been kicked by a horse
  • Over £30,000 of compensation recovered for a minor who had been injured when falling off horse that was spooked
  • Highway tripping case settles shortly before final hearing for £8,000

Other expertise

Julia is a member of our rural team and is the team's equine specialist. 

Julia is a trustee at Smile 4 Wessex. 

“I would like to thank Julia Prior for her help. I am very pleased with the outcome.”

Mr T 2012

“Julia Prior was excellent in all aspects of my claim, especially being in constant contact with me and dealing with my claim quickly.”

Mrs T 2012

Articles by Julia

Providing support to those affected by exposure to Asbestos

In the News

Our specialist personal injury team have a wealth of experience handling asbestos claims. One of our experts Julia Prior discusses her experiences settling claims for mesothelioma - the most deadly asbestos related disease.

Horse riding accidents on the road

In the News

Accidents on the road involving horses is on the increase. What does the Highway Code say about horses on the roads? Our expert Julia Prior explains what you need to know to stay safe.

Horse lorry ramp case

In the News

I read with interest recently about a case brought by a horse owner Brian Lear who had parked his horse lorry in the Hickstead Showground in West Sussex. He had been directed as to where to park by an employee of the security company engaged by Hickstead.